Firefox "anti-phishing" feature

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by Jim Verard, Nov 3, 2007.

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  1. Jim Verard

    Jim Verard Registered Member

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    Here's some useful links I found right now: :)

    Source of the text above and reader comments here

    More info:
    http://mozillalinks.org/wp/2006/10/privacy-concerns
    http://www.platinax.co.uk/news/26-10-2006/firefox-2-releases-privacy-storm

    http://mozillalinks.org/wp/2006/01/on-privacy-concerns-over-firefox

    Quoting the words of one reader: "In this world of digital telecommunications it’s become increasingly easy for ISP’s to collect data. I think the danger is that while Mozilla’s relationship with Google is well known, they would certainly be in danger of losing trust across the internet if it was felt that they were providing too much user data to Google."
     
  2. Kavya

    Kavya Registered Member

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    I for one think this very serious and am very thankful for encountering your enlightening post.
     
  3. PcBorg

    PcBorg Registered Member

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    "In this world of digital telecommunications it’s become increasingly easy for ISP’s to collect data. I think the danger is that while Mozilla’s relationship with Google is well known, they would certainly be in danger of losing trust across the internet if it was felt that they were providing too much user data to Google."

    And how am I supposed to know how much info firefox shares? I don't want them sharing any info... screw firefox.
     
  4. AKAJohnDoe

    AKAJohnDoe Registered Member

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    It is an option to:
    1. Not do it at all
    2. Check against a downloaded static list
    3. Check dynamically with Google
    4. Check dynamically with some other site

    And it has been there for some time; not new, folks.
     

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